Huntersville NC

Huntersville traffic re-routing a sign of progress

HUNTERSVILE – Traffic-jamming construction of a roundabout north of downtown on N.C. 115 is inching toward completion. The town announced construction on the western side of the highway that closed the 7-11 entrance across from Ramah Church Road has ended. Drivers can now access the store from N.C. 115. However, the store’s other entrance will now be affected. Southland Road between […]

Huntersville board sets $58 million as bond package goal

HUNTERSVILLE – After months of discussion, the Huntersville town board decided $58 million was the sweet spot for a general obligation bond referendum to add to the November ballot. At January’s town budget retreat, town staff recommended a bond referendum that would ask voters to approve $60 million in bonds for transportation projects and $10 million for parks and recreation […]

PHOTOS: Town celebration says ‘Hello’ to sesquicentennial spring

Community involvement vital for evolution of Huntersville farm facility for veterans

HUNTERSVILLE – A prominent farm on Huntersville’s west side could become a source of “dirt therapy” for displaced veterans. The proposed Veterans Transitional Farm would ensure property owned by former town commissioner Danny Phillips at the intersection of N.C. 73 and Beatties Ford Road would remain a working farm. The project, spearheaded by retired Air Force Col. Tom Davis and […]

Birkdale-like project on town’s south side?

HUNTERSVILLE – A developer is hoping to create a pedestrian-oriented development in a part of Huntersville primarily occupied by corporate buildings. Town 1 would offer housing, offices, retail, green spaces and more on the southern edge of town. Treenail Development is proposing to rezone 70.5 acres in the northeast quadrant of the Hambright and Mt. Holly-Huntersville roads intersection from conditional […]

Countdown on for Huntersville bond package decision

HUNTERSVILLE – The clock is ticking to get a bond referendum added to November’s municipal ballot, but commissioners are still unable to come to agree on a final amount. Town staff refined their proposal for the town board between the board meeting April 17 and a budget workshop April 24, settling on a recommendation for two bond referendum questions seeking […]

CO2-fueled derby highlights engineering skills, career options

HUNTERSVILLE – What better way to pique students’ interest in engineering than with a hyper-speed competition? Hopewell High School held “CO2 Car Madness,” a bracket-style competition to see which of 16 teams of engineering students built the fastest carbon dioxide-powered car, on April 21. More than 150 students from Bradley Middle School and Torrence Creek Elementary School were invited to […]

Tour historic homes and grounds across Lincoln and Mecklenburg

HUNTERSVILLE – Stately homes and other remnants of the past are sprinkled here and there across Lincoln and Mecklenburg counties. Often surrounded by new housing developments, many remain standing only because of dedicated owners. Some, like Cedar Grove in Huntersville, are open for scheduled events, many are private homes. Lincoln Landmarks, a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the historic structures […]

‘Kindness Week’ memorial tribute to former Huntersville mayor

HUNTERSVILLE – Jill was a wonderful leader and the ultimate connector of businesses in Huntersville.   She will be remembered for the positive impact she had on everyone she met. She radiated a joy that would light up any room and she deeply loved her friends and family. She truly made the world a better place. One of her many endeavors was […]

New owner, new vision for NorthPointe Executive Park

HUNTERSVILLE – Redline Property Partners and partner Ascent Real Estate Capital have purchased NorthPointe Executive Business Park –  four office buildings and vacant land in Huntersville just west of Interstate 77’s Exit 25 (N.C. 73) interchange. The property off Northcross Drive is connected to the Birkdale Village mixed-use development. Redline and Ascent will renovate and rebrand the four office buildings and […]